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equiponderate

[ee-kwuh-pon-duh-reyt, ek-wuh-] /ˌi kwəˈpɒn dəˌreɪt, ˌɛk wə-/
verb (used with object), equiponderated, equiponderating.
1.
to equal or offset in weight, force, importance, etc.; counterbalance.
Origin
1635-1645
1635-45; < Medieval Latin aequiponderātus, past participle of aequiponderāre. See equi-, ponder, -ate1
Related forms
equiponderation, noun
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equiponderate

/ˌiːkwɪˈpɒndəˌreɪt/
verb
1.
(transitive) to equal or balance in weight, power, force, etc; offset; counterbalance
Derived Forms
equiponderance, equiponderancy, noun
equiponderant, adjective
Word Origin
C17: from Medieval Latin aequiponderāre, from Latin equi- + ponderāre to weigh
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